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The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, MD possesses a world-renown collection of over 900 illuminated manuscripts from around the world that spans over 1,000 years.

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The term Manuscript refers to a handwritten book in its entirety, including the binding and all of the pages in between.

manuscript

The term Folio refers to those individual pages. Each full manuscript and all illuminated (illustrated) folios are tagged with a series of search terms including Culture, Time Period, and Subject. There is also a text box into which custom search terms can be entered.

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Masters of the Dark Eyes Missal

W.175

This Latin Missal was written in Utrecht, Netherlands, ca. 1500. Portraits of the original owners, whose names are not recorded, are accompanied by he...

Utrecht, Netherlands

Late 15th century to early 16th century CE

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The digital Walters Blog Illuminating Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age, Part III Posted: 2016-12-30 Creator: Eti Bonn-Muller

The Walters recently launched a new website that houses its digital collection of manuscripts: manuscripts.thewalters.org. Featuring a user-friendly design, the site provides visitors with intuitive search options, including the ability to refine their search by date, geography, subject, culture, and more.  Lynley Anne Herbert is the Robert and Nancy Hall Assistant Curator of Rare Books … Continue reading "Illuminating Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age, Part III"

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The digital Walters Blog Illuminating Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age, Part III Posted: 2016-12-30 Creator: Eti Bonn-Muller

The Walters recently launched a new website that houses its digital collection of manuscripts: manuscripts.thewalters.org. Featuring a user-friendly design, the site provides visitors with intuitive search options, including the ability to refine their search by date, geography, subject, culture, and more.  Lynley Anne Herbert is the Robert and Nancy Hall Assistant Curator of Rare Books … Continue reading "Illuminating Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age, Part III"

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